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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues

04/03/2020

TALF Negotiations Yield Mixed Outcomes

The Federal Reserve appears open to the idea of expanding its new Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility, but not to the extent that market...

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03/27/2020

Nomura Cools on Mortgage Warehousing

Count Nomura among the investment banks that have become wary of mortgage exposures amid the coronavirus crisis.

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03/20/2020

Small-Business Loan Bonds in Crosshairs

Small-business lenders are facing a sudden and severe threat to their operations and to the performance of their securitized assets.

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03/13/2020

Allstate Cuts Off New Investments in ABS

Allstate Investments has stopped buying asset- and mortgage-backed securities.

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03/06/2020

BofA's Silverstein Jumps to New Residential

Baron Silverstein is stepping down as head of mortgage-bond underwriting at Bank of America to join New Residential Investment, reuniting with former boss...

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02/28/2020

Economic Uncertainty Drags Down CRTs

The values of agency risk-transfer securities slid this week, displaying a continued correlation to the equity market.

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02/21/2020

Pensions Bullish on Reverse-Mortgage Bonds

Pension systems are emerging as heavier buyers of reverse-mortgage bonds.

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02/14/2020

Fund Operator Maps C-PACE Issuance Plan

An affiliate of commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy lender Samas Capital is starting a series of funds that would purchase some of its parent’s...

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02/07/2020

Coronavirus Sparks Securitization Concerns

The coronavirus outbreak is beginning to take a toll on the securitization industry.

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01/31/2020

Brexit Opens Door to Pickup in ABS Issuance

With the U.K.’s exit from the European Union set for today, the region’s structured-finance market is coming back to life.

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01/24/2020

China Bond-Rating Initiatives Back on Track

President Trump’s trade deal with China has paved the way for Moody’s and Fitch to set up shop in the nation.

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01/17/2020

CLOs Seek Support for Distressed Holdings

Collateralized loan obligation issuers are looking into mechanisms that could afford them more flexibility in managing distressed collateral.

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